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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:40:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, November 26, 2012 at 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 28' North, Longitude: 172° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.19 meters/second, 1552.3 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.1"964.30 miwest0° 06' 43.0"7.70 minorth964.05 mi
24 hours348° 44' 30.3"746.91 miwest2° 19' 37.5"160.04 minorth759.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 10:40 PM691 km430 miles373 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroMon 10:40 PM1040 km646 miles561 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 10:40 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 11:40 PM1668 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
PalikirMon 9:40 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 10:40 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 10:40 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 10:40 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaMon 8:40 PM2997 km1863 miles1619 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 12:40 AM3167 km1968 miles1710 nmEast-northeast ENE

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